Christy Heaton, PhD, (she/her/hers) is the Assistant Vice Chancellor of Student Transitions and Family Engagement at the University of Colorado Denver, where she also serves as a Lecturer in the School of Education. Her doctoral research centered around the exploration of undergraduate transgender students’ experiences, at institutions of higher education in the south. Other areas of work focus include: college student transition, First Generation students, and leadership development. Prior to CU Denver, she spent ten years at the University of New Orleans where she worked primarily with areas that focused on orientation, transition, and retention.
Last modified: May 16, 2023